This Rude Comment From Pat Riley Was LeBron James’ “Secret Motivation” (Video)

Image via Getty

Image via Getty

On several occasions, LeBron James has alluded to a “secret motivation” that has driven him to win a championship in Cleveland.  James has never publicly stated what that secret motivation is, but after finally taking the Cavaliers to the promise land, and earning Finals MVP honors in the process, someone finally decided to spill the beans.

That someone is ESPN’s Dave McMenamin, who claims that when LeBron notified the Miami Heat that he was leaving to return to Cleveland, someone within the organization told him, “you’re making the biggest mistake of your life.”

We’re assuming that “someone” who made the comment is Pat Riley, and apparently it was quite hurtful to King James.

Here’s McMenamin’s account of the events:

I guess LeBron won’t be returning to Miami anytime soon.

Hat Tip – [Deadspin]

Tags: Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA Finals, pat riley,